Fauna in South Africa

The fauna of South Africa is varied, but largely typical of the ecosystems of Africa and include the following categories and sub-categories:

Mammals

Carnivores
Herbivores
Rodents, insectivores and lagomorphs
Afrotheria
Primates

Avifauna

Raptors
Game birds and waterfowl
Near-Passerines
Passerines
Ratites

Amphibians

Reptiles

Fish, sea, and river life

Terrestrial invertebrates

Mollusca
Oligochaeta
Insecta